Plan what to see in Malaga: Places to visit, history, gastronomy, amazing activities, cultural events, accommodation recommendations.
The weather in Málaga
As the capital of the Costa del Sol, there are still those who have the idea of that Malaga is a city of sun and beach and certainly, Malaga has plenty of sunshine and good beaches, but what stands out is as cultural city. There are lots and lots of cultura to see in Malaga, both for its sublime history and heritage like by its vast cultural activity that it has become a landmark of European cultural circuits.
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Malaga is a large city (about 570,000 inhabitants) but most of its main attractions are concentrated around the old town. There is much quantity and quality of interesting things of what to see in Malaga , but deserves special mention the “Soho, neighborhood of the arts” a great local initiative that has become the Ensanche Heredia area in a cultural space for the enjoyment of citizens and visitors.
The cultural activity in Malaga is overwhelming with leading museums such as the Picasso, the Thyssen or recent opening of the Centre Pompidou ….But there is also a precious historic heritage to see in Málaga, as its fantastic cathedral (whose ashlar is one of the most importance in Spain), its citadel or its Roman theater…..
There are so many things to see in Malaga that we could write thousands of words, but not to get bored, we have schematized the best links that we have found.
Places to see in Malaga
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Gastronomy of Malaga
Besides all the things to see in Malaga, is worth trying its exquisite cuisine.
|Startes||Malaga salad, gazpachuelo, ajoblanco, Antequera porra, noodle casserole, crumbs, gazpacho, stuffed eggplant, stuffed artichokes, eggplant with bechamel spinach with raisins and almonds and asparagus morrete.|
|Meats||Fillet of Pork to the Malaga style, sauteed chicken with Malaga wine, highland suckling kid, roasted turkey with apples, oxtail, partridges marinated pickled, shredded beef and veal brain breaded ..|
|Fish||Medallions of monkfish to the perchelero style, cod fritters, seabream baked in salt with peppers, shredded tuna, squid stuffed to the Malaga style, sole in sauce with muscat grapes and dogfish yellow.|
|Desserts||Chestnut Flan, coffee cake, avocado pie, orange sponge cake, fig bread, sweet potato croquettes, oranges with Malaga wine, pestiños and french toast with Malaga wine.|
|Wines and drinks||Sweet wines with Designation of Origin Málaga and Sierras de Málaga. Likewise are famous rum and brandy Malaga.|
|Other products||Crafts typical of Malaga. Besides virgin olive oil, preserves salted fish and local wine.|
Recommended accommodation in Malaga
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History of Malaga
It is possible to enjoy all the things to see in Malaga without knowing a little of its history, albeit in a schematic way.
|700 B.C.C.||The Phoenicians founded the colony of Malaka on a túrdulo settlement.|
|570 B.C.C.||The Carthaginians conquered the city of Malaka, trying to keep the Phoenician trade.|
|218 B.C.C.||Malaga is conquered by the Romans beginning the construction of major works.|
|411||Malaga is overrun by Germanic peoples as the Siling Vandals, which imported the West Arrianismo|
|527||The Byzantine emperor Justinian conquered Malaga.|
|615||King Sisebuto plunders and conquest again for the Visigoths the city of Malaga.|
|716||The Arabs conquered Malaga being part of the Muslim region of Al Andalus, call them Mālaqa.|
|1238||Málaga becomes part of the Kingdom of Granada and its king Muhammad ibn Nasr.|
|1487||Ferdinand snatches the city from the Moors.|
|1588||Malaga Cathedral is inaugurated its ashlar is considered one of the most important works of art of the Spanish churches ..|
|1810||The Napoleonic troops enter Malaga conquering it and remaining during two years.|
|1831||The Liberal General José María Torrijos and his men, who fought against absolutism of Fernando VII were captured and executed on the beach of San Andres..|
|1873||The Canton of Malaga on July 22, 1873 is proclaimed, the city resisted as an independent canton until 19 September.|
|1877||King Alfonso XII comes to visit Malaga ..|
|1937||The Franco’s fascist army aided by Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie taken the city of Malaga, causing one of the bloodiest massacres of the civil war.|
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